What Happened on June 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "The New York Times" begins publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam
  • In defiance of a government ban, members of the Orange Order march through the mainly Catholic town of Dungiven, County Londonderry, causing a riot

Sport awardGolf Major

LPGA Championship, Pleasant Valley CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 4 strokes from Kathy Ahern

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Broderick nonuplets, Sydney Australia
  • David Mendenhall, actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire)
  • Lauri Marie Gapp, Miss USA-North Dakota (1997)